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Embark on an unforgettable clear kayak tour at Bodie Island Lighthouse in the beautiful and scenic Outer Banks! Get ready for an exhilarating journey filled with wildlife wonders, historical discoveries, and the thrill of paddling through serene waters.

During the Bodie Island Clear Kayak Tour, you’ll navigate through tranquil waterways, witness breathtaking coastal landscapes, and encounter a variety of wildlife. Available from June to November, this tour is perfect for all ages and lasts 1.5 to 2 hours. Keep your eyes peeled for the diverse wildlife that calls this area home, and immerse yourself in the rich history surrounding the iconic Bodie Island Lighthouse.

For a more personalized experience, opt for our Bodie Island Private Clear Kayak Tour. This exclusive adventure, also available from June to November, offers a tailored journey specifically for your group. Spend 1.5 to 2 hours paddling through the serene waters with your own guide, ensuring an intimate and unique adventure. Priced from $500, this private tour guarantees a memorable and customized experience, perfect for families, friends, or special occasions.

Both tours depart from the picturesque Bodie Island Lighthouse and provide a unique way to explore the stunning natural beauty and historical significance of the Outer Banks. Whether you choose the group tour or the private option, you’re sure to create lasting memories on the water.


Located along the picturesque coast of North Carolina, the Outer Banks National Seashore offers a serene escape surrounded by the tranquil waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Accessible by scenic drive or ferry, the Outer Banks National Seashore is a hidden gem for those seeking a peaceful retreat. With its expansive beaches and historic lighthouses, the seashore provides a perfect backdrop for relaxation and exploration.

The Outer Banks National Seashore boasts over 70 miles of pristine shoreline, making it a popular destination for eco-conscious travelers. Its wide sandy beaches are renowned for their abundant seashells and unique landscapes, attracting beachcombers and nature enthusiasts alike. As a protected area, the seashore presents an unspoiled environment ideal for wildlife observation and outdoor activities.

Exploring the waters surrounding the Outer Banks National Seashore reveals a vibrant ecosystem teeming with marine life. Clear channels and tidal pools meander through the barrier islands, offering opportunities for kayaking, boating, and snorkeling adventures. Encounter playful dolphins, watch for various bird species, and keep an eye out for a variety of fish as you immerse yourself in the pristine coastal environment of the Outer Banks National Seashore.

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Meet Lauren! She’s a nature enthusiast and adventurer who has a profound connection with the natural world. Growing up exploring the mountains of New Hampshire and the diverse landscapes of Florida, she has developed a deep appreciation for nature’s beauty. When not immersed in her work with nature, you can find Lauren exploring the outdoors with her son, embracing the beaches, springs, and trails of Florida. Her genuine passion for nature shines through in her role as she joyfully shares her knowledge and love for the environment with guests on the water.


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Meet Heidi, a true New Hampshire native with a heart dedicated to environmental causes. Her love extends to all wildlife and waters, and she finds joy in sharing special moments with her grandson.

Mario Simauchi

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Meet Mario! Originally from Miami, FL and could be considered a nature enthusiast. He is a Rollins College Alumni, with an International Business degree in Global Brand Management and International Franchising. Growing up speaking both Spanish and English, Mario can also communicate in Mandarin, Portuguese, and French… making him multilingual! In addition to studying at Rollins, Mario also took his studies overseas and spent time studying in China. In his free time he enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures.

Sam Heimgartner

Meet Sam! Sam, originally from IL, is an adventure seeker at heart and passionate of all things outdoors! In her spare time you can catch her hanging at the beach either surfing, snorkeling, or scuba diving. She enjoys traveling to different parts of the world, so be sure to share your epic travel stories with her on your next paddle! Sam also has an eye for spotting out wildlife on tours!


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So Worth It

Such an amazing experience! So relaxing. It 100% exceeded my expectations. The water was absolutely gorgeous and we saw a lot of wildlife! The guide was so kind and knowledgeable. The tours are small so you don’t feel crammed together or in anyone’s space. It’s very affordable.

– Addison Y. | Tripadvisor
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Truly Magical

Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made our tour fun and interesting. We went on a morning tour and it was the best time to go, the setting was peaceful and serene. We saw many animals and different species of birds! The tour was very relaxing and tranquil. We really enjoyed it! I definitely would recommend.

– B. Janie | Tripadvisor
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A Must-Do

I highly recommend this tour if you are interested in wildlife and want to take a few hours relaxing on the water. Our tour guide he was amazing- very friendly, obviously loved his job and was very knowledgeable. We felt safe the whole time. The ride was not strenuous and the equipment was very easy to use. I would most definitely do this again!

– Happy F. | Tripadvisor
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The Best

Absolutely beautiful, and having a clear kayak allows you to take it all in. The team at Get Up And Go Kayaking is professional, timely, and patient. Our guide shared the history of the area, did an excellent job of pointing out the wildlife. We would definitely recommend Get Up And Go Kayaking!

– Hinton T. | Tripadvisor
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Loved It

This was so beautiful & relaxing! We saw various birds and learned a lot about the wildlife. Our guide was very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this activity for both locals and for visitors. If you love the outdoors, you'll enjoy this. This is something we'll plan to do whenever we have out-of-town visitors! Highly recommend to anyone!

– Delan O. | Tripadvisor



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